5 from 6 votes
Fried Plantains
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
11 mins
How to make Fried Plantains, with brown sugar & sour cream for dipping. Trust me, it's a fabulous combination! You'll have to try it and see!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 289 kcal
  • 2 plantains (half a plantain per person)
  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 2-3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  1. Peel the plantains and then slice in half length-wise.

  2.  In a skillet on low heat, melt the butter and sugar together. 
  3. Place the plantains in the skillet and cook for 5-6 minutes on one side, or until it's browned nicely. 
  4. Flip carefully to keep the plantain intact and cook the other side for another 5-6 minutes, or until the plantain is soft all the way through. 

  5. Remove from the heat and place on a plate. Dip in the sour cream and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Fried Plantains
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 129mg5%
Potassium 487mg14%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1540IU31%
Vitamin C 16.7mg20%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.